Blog posts

The rising cost of cybercrime

07 Dec 2018

Last year, more than six million consumers — one in three Australian adults — fell victim to identity theft, credit card fraud or had their passwords compromised.

Safeguarding the bank of Mum and Dad

07 Dec 2018

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ now helps the majority of first home buyers get onto the property ladder. It’s an act of generosity that can come at a price if it’s not done in the right way.

Investment market review – quarter-ended 30 September 2018

07 Dec 2018

The Research Team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.

Estate planning for overseas assets

07 Dec 2018

With one in four Australians born overseas and almost half of us with a parent born overseas1, it’s not uncommon for Australians to have a home or assets outside of Australia.

Ageing and aged care in Australia

07 Dec 2018

The number of people aged 65 and over in Australia is projected to more than double, to 8.8 million over the next 40 years.

What I wish I'd known

29 Aug 2018

It can feel like an uphill battle to stay ahead of the game financially.

Leadership - on and off the field

28 Aug 2018

The buzz you get when 95,000 people are screaming your name at the MCG is tough to beat.

What's new for the 2018/19 financial year?

28 Aug 2018

The start of the new financial year brings a number of changes and some new opportunities.

The power of an attorney

28 Aug 2018

A power of attorney is a legal document that allows you to nominate someone you trust to make financial decisions on your behalf if you are unable to do so.

Investment market review

28 Aug 2018

A review of the quarter ended 30 June 2018.

News from Shadforth

28 Aug 2018

We are proud to announce that we have taken out 11 of the 50 spots in Barron’s Top 50 list of Australian financial advisers.

Make technology work for you

28 Aug 2018

Are you a new technology pioneer, or a proud ‘technophobe’? Wherever you sit on the digital spectrum, the transformative power of technology is undeniable. What’s important is how you harness it.